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Situated in the fashionable and amenity rich Hyndland area of the West End of Glasgow, this is a flexible three-bedroom, first-floor flat forming part of a substantial red sandstone tenement, designed by John McKellar and dating back to the early 1900s.
• Three-bedroom first floor flat forming part of a substantial red sandstone tenement
• Situated in the amenity rich Hyndland area of the trendy West End of Glasgow
• Opportunity to redevelop the property into a wonderful home or; would make a fantastic addition to a buy-to-let portfolio
• Secure communal entrance and hallway which exhibit quality and finesse
• Many Edwardian architectural details retained
• Vestibule and ‘L’ shaped hall with ornate divide incorporating a stain glass window
• Grand living room with bay window framed by a column supported arch
• West facing kitchen large enough to eat in, with adjoining naturally lit utility room
• Palatial east facing principal bedroom retaining all its original architectural design features
• Two further double bedrooms and a naturally lit family bathroom
• Gas fired central heating and traditional sash and case windows
• Communal back garden and bin store
The communal areas tell the story of the quality and finesse of McKellar’s design ability with glazed luminescent tiled walls to dado level and ubiquitous harlequin patterned ceramic floor tiles. The flat has a twin leafed front door that opens into a small vestibule, where there is an inner door with stained glass inset, behind this door is the hall. The hall has two large storage cupboards, one of which is divided internally. In the western wing of the hall, there is an ornate divide with a stain glass window off-set in it. The spectacular living room overlooks Falkland Street and has a bay window framed by a column supported arch. The original fireplace and mantlepiece remain and there are further stained-glass insets both sides of it. The room also has a picture rail, cornice, and a plaster design overlaid ceiling. The west facing kitchen can accommodate a table and chairs and provides both wall and floor mounted storage, as well as additional built-in shelving. It has work surfaces with tiled splash backs, a combination of integrated and slot-in appliances and houses the gas fired central heating boiler. Adjacent to the kitchen is the naturally lit utility room.
The palatial east facing principal bedroom retains all its original architectural features, including the fine wood panel doors with their dramatic architraves, the fireplace with its carved mantlepiece, the deep skirting boards and dado and picture rails. It benefits from a large built-in wardrobe. There are two further large double bedrooms and both retain their original fireplaces. The modern naturally lit bathroom has a three-piece suite with a shower over the bath.
The flat has gas fired central heating and traditional sash and case windows. There is a communal back garden and bin store.
Hyndland lies about two miles from Glasgow city centre and is considered a highly desirable area within the West End that offers some of the best Edwardian tenements and leafy terraces anywhere in Glasgow. It also has an exceptional amenity value providing a wonderful choice of independent shops and boutiques, a wide selection of restaurants, bars and cafes, plenty of things to see and do and an excellent local transport network.
Falkland Street and its tranquil grandeur are ideally located for an unmatched choice of delicatessens, cafes, restaurants and specialist shopping. Between these shops, there is very little that cannot be bought, from everyday necessities to the highly exotic and obscure! There is a Sainsbury’s on Novar Drive and an M&S and a larger Sainsbury’s at Crow Road Retail Park, a Tesco on Dumbarton Road and a Waitrose just a short walk away on Byres Road.
Hyndland provides excellent schools. Primary establishments include Hyndland, Hillhead and Notre Dame, while the local secondary schools include Hyndland Secondary in Lauderdale Gardens and Cleveden that is to the north of the area.
Exercise and recreation are catered for by Hillhead Sports Club on Hughenden Road, The Western Lawn Squash & Tennis Club on Hyndland Road and Kelvingrove Park and the Botanic Gardens offer a range of interesting walks
Hyndland is in an excellent location for commuters who work in the centre of the city. Hyndland station offers direct trains to Glasgow Queen Street throughout the day, and journey times are usually less than ten minutes. The station is in Queensborough Gardens. There are also several bus routes which pass through the area.
Council Tax: E
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Council Tax Band: E